Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Grateful | American Crafts

This week is Grateful week on the American Crafts blog.  There are so many things that I am grateful for - but I've got to say at the very top of my list is my kids and the daily love, laughs and giggles that they bring.

Supplies: Autumn Crisp (366516) - Maple Street Paper, Autumn Crisp (366518) - Walnut Lane Paper, Autumn Crisp (366523) - Cedar Lane Paper, Autumn Crisp (366518) - Willow Road Paper, Autumn Crisp (366524) - Poplar Place Paper, Autumn Crisp (366530) - Resin Buttons, Autumn Crisp (366531) - Wooden Buttons Multi, Autumn Crisp (366534) - Wood Veneer Topped Paper Clips, Autumn Crisp (366533) - Photo Overlays, Autumn Crisp (366535) - Remarks Aspen Stickers, Autumn Crisp (366536) - Remarks Oak Matte Puffy Accents, Autumn Crisp (366532) - Cardstock Shapes Foliage, Shimelle (368164) - Letter Stickers, Cardstock (AM710-81) - White, This To That (AM617-13) - Adhesive, Mister Huey's (SC1-31064) - Misting Spray Inky Black, Thickers (732564) - Chalkboard Chipboard Letter Stickers

How to: Drop a few droplets of black spray mist against a white cardstock background, set aside to dry.  Using a punch or die cut machine cut out 18 squares out of pattern paper.  Fold 9 squares in half.  Apply a thin layer of glue down the backside of the folded squares, and layer them onto the unfolded squares.  Use your fingers to curl up the edges of the folded squares to expose the bottom layer.  Adhere layered squares to background using a sewing machine.  Cut a triangle out of woodgrain paper and adhere to bottom right hand side of layout.  Stitch down with a sewing machine.  Adhere photo and photo overlay to top right hand side of layout.  Accent with wood veneer paper clip.  Spell out title "Grateful For Giggles" using thickers and letter stickers.  Journal on journaling card and adhere to bottom left hand side of layout.  Trim "Giggles" die cut in half and adhere to left hand side of layout.  Finish layout by embellishing with buttons and stickers.

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you enjoyed my layout!

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